The La Plata Census Designated Place had a population of 675 as of July 1, 2018. La Plata ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for La Plata is located at latitude 36.9243 and longitude -108.1968 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the La Plata Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,787 feet.
The La Plata Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584132) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The La Plata Census Designated Place is located within Farmington Division of San Juan County.
|Population in Households||675|
|Population in Familes||578|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$58,795|
|Average Household Income||$71,692|
|Per Capita Income||$24,999|
|Total Housing Units||269 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||205 (76.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||43 (16.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||21 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,926|
|Average Home Value||$193,932|
|Average Household Size||2.72|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.56%|
|Per Capita Income||3.22%|
The table below compares La Plata to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 197||56th|
|Population Density||# 337||24th|
|Diversity Index||# 342||23rd|
|Median Household Income||# 49||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 132||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.